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  • Jason <jfishman2@msn.com>
    Most wonderful Taoist insight, beautifully simple :) ... 5 feet in length - a stick. ... a post. ... fishing pole ... stick becomes a bow
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 3, 2003
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      Most wonderful Taoist insight, beautifully simple :)



      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, "Michael A. Read"
      <maread@t...> wrote:
      > Take a piece of wood, say about 1 inch in diameter and about 4 or
      5 feet in length - a stick.
      >
      > dig a hole and bury a foot or two of the stick - the stick becomes
      a post.
      > fasten a short blade at one end - the stick becomes a spear
      > tie a string to one end and attach a hook - the stick becomes a
      fishing pole
      > tie a string (somewhat shorter than the stick) to each end - the
      stick becomes a bow
      > secure a wide flat blade to one end - the stick becomes a shovel
      > used as an aid to walking - the stick becomes a cane
      > pry something - the stick becomes a lever
      > so very many things the stick can become
      >
      > curse the stick, it doesn't care
      > praise the stick, it doesn't care
      > it remains, a stick
      >
      > ~~~~~~~~
      >
      > loveya!
      >
      > michael
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